A melancolia foi motivo de inspiração para diversos autores durante os séculos. Através de Fernando Pessoa, Moacyr Scliar e Robert Burton, este sentimento. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Robert Burton was the son of Ralph Burton, of an ancient and genteel family at Lindley, .. Da modo te facilem, et quaedam folia esse memento. Conveniant.

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The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton

This article is about the book by Robert Burton. Entered Brasenose College, Oxford, The text is divided into three major sections plus an introduction, the whole written in Burton’s sprawling style. Trivia About A Anatomia da Mel A Anatomia da Melancolia – Volume 1: Frontispiece qnatomia the edition.

Characteristically, the introduction includes not only an author’s note titled “Democritus Junior to the Reader”but also a Latin poem “Democritus Junior to His Book”a warning to “The Reader Who Employs His Leisure Ill”, an abstract of the following text, and another poem explaining the frontispiece.

Bruno marked it as to-read Jul 02, Alexandre Assine marked it as to-read Sep 12, Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, Opened and Cut Up is a book by Robert Burtonfirst published inbut republished five more times over the next seventeen years with massive alterations and expansions.


Melancholy in this sense is the character of Mortality Although presented as a medical text, The Anatomy of Melancholy is as much a sui generis work of literature as it is a scientific or philosophical text, and Burton addresses far more than his stated subject.

Much of the book consists of quotations from various ancient and medieval medical authorities, beginning with HippocratesAristotleand Galen.

Paperbackpages. Retrieved from ” https: Daniel Novaes marked it as to-read Dec 05, Burton’s solemn tone and his endeavour to prove indisputable facts by weighty quotations were ridiculed by Laurence Sterne in Tristram Shandy. Fanny Ladeira marked it as to-read Apr 03, This Melancholy of which we are to treat, is a habit, a serious ailment, a settled humouras Aurelianus and others call it, not errant, but fixed: All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles with Project Gutenberg links.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A competent Latinist, Burton also included a great deal of Latin poetry in the Anatomyand many of his inclusions from ancient sources are left untranslated in the text. The following three sections proceed in a similarly exhaustive fashion: Guilherme Gontijo Flores tradutor. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


The Anatomy concludes with an extensive index which, many years later, The New York Times Book Review called “a readerly pleasure in itself” [5].

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Kelly marked it as to-read May 21, Lud Oliveira rated it liked it Sep 21, Rafael marked it as to-read Sep 30, And from these melancholy dispositions no man living is free, no Stoic, none so wise, none so happy, none so patient, so generous, so godly, so divine, that can vindicate himself; so well-composed, but more or less, some time or other, he feels the smart of it. Adriana Scarpin marked it as to-read Jun 29, Hernani marked it as to-read Jan 01,